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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      PTCLDY    72  63  73 SE7       29.96F                  
COVINGTON      MOCLDY    71  64  78 S6        29.92R                  
FRANKFORT      CLEAR     73  62  68 S6        29.91F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Sunday April 30, 2017

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 66 degrees west, near 72 degrees central, and near 71 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, partly cloudy central, and clear east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, fair central, and fair east. Winds are from the east at 10 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Louisville International, Louisville Bowman, London, and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Paducah and Owensboro.

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Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MADISON County, Kentucky
Issued at: Sun Apr 30 04:03:37 EDT 2017

Lancaster, Richmond, Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, Stanford, 
Columbia, Jamestown, Burkesville, and Albany
403 AM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017 /303 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Winds will become breezy today with gusts out of the south up to 35
mph from mid morning through this afternoon.

Thunderstorms will move in this evening and continue into the
overnight hours. A few strong to severe storms will be possible with
damaging winds and large hail. In addition, torrential rainfall will
be possible with these storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are asked to report wind, hail of any size, and instances 
of flooding through tonight.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and
climate information can be found, at weather.gov/louisville.

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MADISON County, Kentucky Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Advisory

Updated: 310 AM EST THU NOV 12 2009

TODAY (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................58 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................28 to 37 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........41%.
Wind Speed....................................4 to 12 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................north at 12 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 6 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 0 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high today (6am-5pm) in Madison county, is expected to be near 58 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 38 to near 57 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 to 37 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with today (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 41%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 4 to 12 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the north at 12 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 6 hours and greater than 80% for 0 hour

TONIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................39 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................37 to 38 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........85%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 9 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tonight (6pm-5am) in Madison county, is expected to be around 39 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 51 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 37 to 38 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tonight (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 85%. Skies will be clear at 12 AM and clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 9 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

TOMORROW (6AM-5PM)

Max Temperature...........................64 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................37 to 41 Degrees.
Min RH (Relative Humidity).........40%.
Wind Speed....................................2 to 5 mph
Winds@3 PM..................................northeast at 3 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @9 AM ...............mostly sunny.
Sky Conditions @3 PM ...............mostly sunny.
RH < 50%........................................ for 6 hours
RH > 80%.........................................for 1 hour
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The high tomorrow (6am-5pm) in Madison county, is expected to be near 64 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 41 to near 64 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 37 to 41 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow (6am-5pm)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity minimum of 40%. Skies will be mostly sunny at 9 AM and mostly sunny at 3 PM. Wind speed will range from 2 to 5 mph during the period. Winds at 3 PM will be out of the northeast at 3 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 6 hours and greater than 80% for 1 hour

TOMORROW NIGHT (6PM-5AM)

Min Temperature...........................45 degrees.
Precipitation (liq. eq. )...................0.00 inches (No rainfall).
Precipitation area .........................0% of the county expected.
Dewpoints.......................................41 to 43 Degrees.
Max RH (Relative Humidity)........93%.
Wind Speed....................................1 to 3 mph
Winds@3 AM..................................south at 1 mph
Spraying Conditions....................favorable
Sky Conditions @12 AM .............mostly clear.
Sky Conditions @3 AM ...............mostly clear.
RH < 50%........................................ for 0 hour
RH > 80%.........................................for 3 hours
No. of Hours Temp <=32 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 20 .............0
No. of Hours Temp <= 0 ...............0

The low tomorrow night (6pm-5am) in Madison county, is expected to be around 45 degrees. No rainfall is expected. Temperature will range from near 45 to near 59 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 41 to 43 degrees. These dewpoints will combine with tomorrow night (6pm-5am)'s temperatures resulting in relative humidity maximum of 93%. Skies will be mostly clear at 12 AM and mostly clear at 3 AM. Wind speed will range from 1 to 3 mph during the period. Winds at 3 AM will be out of the south at 1 mph, which is favorable spraying conditions in rain-free areas. Relative humidity will be less than 50% for 0 hour and greater than 80% for 3 hours

72 HOUR SUMMARY

The temperature is expected to be in the range from 39 degrees and 67 degrees. Dewpoints will range from 28 to 47 degrees. No measurable precipitation is expected.


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Kentucky Agricultural Weather Medium-Range Outlook (Based on the MEX Model)

MEDIUM RANGE AG FORECAST:

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MONDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 68 West and 68 Central, to 72 East. Dewpoints will range from 47 to 42 West, 51 to 41 Central, and 54 to 47 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.25-0.49 inches over 70 % of the area West, 1.00-1.99 inches over 90 % of the area Central, and 0.25-0.49 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Monday will fall to 54 West, 59 Central, and 61 East. Skies throughout the day will start out partly cloudy and end clear in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 11 corn growing degree days West, 14 Central, and 16 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 18 and 17 mph , respectively, West, 20 and 29 mph Central, and 12 and 17 mph East.

TUESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 74 West and 73 Central, to 74 East. Dewpoints will range from 46 to 49 West, 45 to 40 Central, and42 to 41 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 30 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Tuesday will fall to 50 West, 50 Central, and 51 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end partly cloudy in the West, start partly cloudy and end clear Central, and start out partly cloudy and end clear East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 12 corn growing degree days West, 12 Central, and 12 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 12 and 10 mph , respectively, West, 29 and 23 mph Central, and 13 and 14 mph East.

WEDNESDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 66 West and 66 Central, to 74 East. Dewpoints will range from 49 to 47 West, 44 to 44 Central, and 44 to 48 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.25-0.49 inches over 70 % of the area West, 0.01-0.09 inches over 50 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Wednesday will fall to 53 West, 52 Central, and 52 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out partly cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 10 corn growing degree days West, 9 Central, and 13 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 5 and 15 mph , respectively, West, 13 and 16 mph Central, and 8 and 6 mph East.

THURSDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 63 West and 64 Central, to 65 East. Dewpoints will range from 44 to 42 West, 43 to 41 Central, and46 to 47 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.25-0.49 inches over 70 % of the area West, 1.00-1.99 inches over 90 % of the area Central, and 0.50-0.99 inches over 70 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Thursday will fall to 48 West, 49 Central, and 53 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end cloudy in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 6 corn growing degree days West, 7 Central, and 9 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 15 and 18 mph , respectively, West, 16 and 15 mph Central, and 6 and 6 mph East.

FRIDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 69 West and 69 Central, to 62 East. Dewpoints will range from 44 to 39 West, 41 to 41 Central, and 42 to 44 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 50 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 80 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Friday will fall to 48 West, 47 Central, and 46 East. Skies throughout the day will start out cloudy and end clear in the West, start cloudy and end cloudy Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East. There will be 10 corn growing degree days West, 10 Central, and 6 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 12 and 18 mph , respectively, West, 14 and 13 mph Central, and 6 and 10 mph East.

SATURDAY :
Highs across the state will range from 75 West and 73 Central, to 67 East. Dewpoints will range from 44 to 47 West, 46 to 47 Central, and 44 to 44 East throughout the day. Rainfall amounts of 0.00-0.01 inches over 10 % of the area West, 0.00-0.01 inches over 20 % of the area Central, and 0.00-0.01 inches over 40 % of the area East should be expected. Lows Saturday will fall to 49 West, 51 Central, and 48 East. Skies throughout the day will start out clear and end clear in the West, start clear and end clear Central, and start out cloudy and end cloudy East. The maximum livestock stress category will be no stress West, no stress Central, and no stress East.There will be 12 corn growing degree days West, 12 Central, and 8 East. Wind speeds in the morning and afternoon will be around 10 and 11 mph, respectively, West, 7 and 14 mph Central, and 9 and 7 mph East.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Kentucky
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Total Precipitation and Deviation From Normal (in inches)
Valid May 27, 2012

The nearest available weather station for Madison County is Berea:

                      Past 7 days      Past 30 days   Jan 1 - Present
Station             Total     Dev     Total     Dev     Total     Dev
---------------     -----  ------     -----  ------    ------  ------
Berea                0.15   -0.94      5.09   +0.49     14.84   -3.50
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Drought Status For MADISON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUEGRASS KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -1.54)
Rainfall Needed:  4.35 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Moisture Adequate For Present Needs          (CMI=   0.59)
Change From Previous Week: WETTER     SOILS (  0.01)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
normal. High temperatures averaged from 70 in the West to 69 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from -4 degrees from normal in the West to +0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 51 degrees in the West to 53 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +2 degrees from normal in the West to +5 degrees from normal in the East.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.46 inches statewide which was + 0.48 inches from normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.39 inches, Central 1.18 inches, Bluegrass 0.65 inches and East 1.63 inches, which was + 1.32, + 0.16, -0.29 and + 0.73 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0 inches at Nashville to a high of 6.25 inches at Cape Girardeau.

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GIS ESTIMATES FOR MADISON COUNTY
Valid July 29, 2013

The GIS estimates are derived by ARC/INFO GIS software for a
central point in the county.  The estimates are calculated from
from 29 weather stations in the Kentucky area.

Precipitation Estimates

                     Last 3   Last 7   Last 14   Last 30     Since
                       Days     Days      Days      Days     Jan 1
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Precip Total           0.23     2.48      2.90      7.97     35.18
Precip Deviation      -0.23     1.40      0.75      3.42      7.98

Temperature Estimates

                     Last 3        Last 7       Last 14       Last 30
                       Days          Days          Days          Days
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Temp Average             69            72            76            74
Temp Deviation           -6            -3             1            -1

Soil Temperature Estimates

                                Yesterday
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Avg 4" Sod Soil Temp   	               76

European Corn Borer Degree Days Accumulations

Degree Days                      Forecasted Accumulations
      Total          550      610      750     1660     1740
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       1901         5/16     5/19     5/27      7/7     7/10

Almanac Information
Sunday April 30, 2017 the 120th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 15.150000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:42 EDT Set 20:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:15 EDT Ends 20:56 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 73 / 50
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
APRIL 30TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1852...
A tornado, following the same track as the famous "Tri-state Tornado" of
1925, struck the town of New Harmony IND. Just sixteen persons were killed
by the twister, due to the sparse settlement. The "Tri-state Tornado"
killed 695 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1953...
A tornado 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of
Warner-Robins GA, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air
Force Base. (The Weather Channel)

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